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Nasser Al-Khelaifi's lawyer has denied an allegation of corruption against his client relating to the hosting rights for the World Athletics Championships.

PSG’s Nasser Al-Khelaifi denies corruption allegations relating to 2017 World Athletics Championship bid

Nasser Al-Khelaifi's lawyer has denied an allegation of corruption against his client relating to the hosting rights for the World Athletics Championships.
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World Cup: FIFA drops plan to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar world athletics champs

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption over the bidding process for this year’s world athletics championships in Doha, judicial sources said.
Fifa World Cup

FIFA: Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the tournament to 48 sides was scrapped, FIFA announced on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Flying Eagles battle cold ahead World Cup opener against Qatar

Flying Eagles are battling with the cold weather in Poland as they open their world cup campaign against Qatar on Friday.

Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero in Argentine squad for Copa America

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala of Juventus and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City headed the 23-man Copa America squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Tuesday.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Edmilson: Neymar should not captain Brazil at Copa America

The Paris Saint-Germain forward has had another injury-hit campaign but has returned to fitness in time for this year's tournament.

Sports ministry, AFN meet over refund of IAAF’s $130,000

Less than three days to the expiration of deadline given to Nigeria by the International Associations Athletics Federation (IAAF) to return to $130,000 mistakenly paid to the Athletics Federation Nigeria (AFN), Nigeria may be banned from competing in major competitions across the globe.
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Flying Eagles arrive in Poland for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Real Madrid’s Marcelo, Vinicius Junior left out of Brazil’s Copa America squad

Real Madrid duo Marcelo and Vinicius Junior have been left out of Brazil's squad for the Copa America.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness: Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has suggested Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall after his now infamous Instagram post.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Poland 2019: Beating Qatar will be key to group phase success

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has stated that three points from their FIFA U20 World Cup opener against Qatar in Tychy next week Friday would greatly boost confidence in approaching the remaining games of the group phase.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Croatia’s Igor Stimac appointed as the new head coach of India

Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.
Muhammad El-Amadi

Qatar sends $30 million in aid to Gaza Strip

A Qatari envoy has delivered 30 million dollars in aid to the Gaza Strip, Head of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, Mohamed el-Amadi, said on Tuesday.
The Flying Eagles will face stern tests against two Red Bull teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Red Bull Leipzig – before they fly out to the U20 World Cup in Poland.

Flying Eagles get Leipzig, Salzburg friendlies before Poland departure

The Flying Eagles will face stern tests against two Red Bull teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Red Bull Leipzig – before they fly out to the U20 World Cup in Poland.
The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

US sends Patriot missiles, war ship to Middle East to deter Iran

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.
Zalmay Khalilzad

US recommends ‘faster progress’ in negotiations with Taliban

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, on Friday said “faster progress’’ is needed in negotiations with the Taliban as another round of talks between the two sides came to an end.

IAAF World Relays: Relief as Team Nigeria heads to Japan

There was a relief in the camp of Team Nigeria heading to the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan after the contingent finally secured its visa to embark on the journey.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.